Book Discussion on Another Kind of Public Education

Patricia Hill Collins talked about her book Another Kind of Public Education: Race, Schools, the Media and Democratic Possibilities (Beacon… read more

Patricia Hill Collins talked about her book Another Kind of Public Education: Race, Schools, the Media and Democratic Possibilities (Beacon Press; May 1, 2009). Professor Collins posits that public education is heavily influenced by the media and by the continuing influence of institutional racism and she examines ways in which schools perpetuate racism and other forms of social inequality. Professor Collins also read passages from her book and responded to questions from members of the audience.

Ms. Collins is the author of several books, including Fighting Words; Black Sexual Politics; From Black Power to Hip Hop; and Black Feminist Thought. She serves as the hundredth president of the American Sociological Association, its first African-American woman president. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Another Kind of Public Education

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 19, 2009
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Jul 25, 2009

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  • Jul 19, 2009 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 25, 2009 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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